STab (XTab) malware. How to remove?

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In this guide we will help you to get rid of STab and XTab malicious folders from your computer. There can’t be both of these folders in your system, just one of them. These folders are malicious, because they’re parts of some nasty browser hijackers currently invading the majority of browsers today.

For example, STab and XTab may be installed together with WebsSearches, Omiga Plus or MyStartSearch browser hijackers. The only purpose of these malicious folders is to prevent you from removing these nasty browser hijackers from your computer.

For example, you will surely not be happy with mystartsearch.com to be placed in the home page of your browser. When you attempt to get rid of this hijacker from the home page and change it back to google.com, these XTab or STab folders will do their job – the browser hijacker will be restored. This is done by means of several malicious processes, which are contained in these folders.

The presence of these folders and of related browser hijackers in your PC is dangerous. You may be easily redirected to a lot of third-party websites, which may easily affect your browser and entire PC, and to cause you to install all sorts of other totally useless applications into your computer.

Our strong recommendation is that you scan your system with a reliable antimalware tool called GridinSoft Trojan Killer to remove these nasty infections from your PC. Please follow this guide below explaining how to do it automatically. If you need additional help, then please get in touch with us at any time.


Removal tool for XTab malware:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • tools_reset_browser_settings

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
  • browser_reset_options

  • Restart your computer.

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